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Challenging General Knowledge Quiz 3

Again, how much do you know? Good luck. Have fun! 30 Questions.

 
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In what year was Eleanor of Aquitaine born?

  • 1122
  • 1105
  • 1126
  • 1141

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In what year was the influential "New Yorker" magazine founded?

  • 1926
  • 1925
  • 1924
  • 1927

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In what year did John Steinbeck win the Nobel Prize in Literature?

  • 1962
  • 1969
  • 1966
  • 1971

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An ostrich is said to bury what in the sand in time of danger?

  • Its chickens
  • A spare $10 note
  • Its feet
  • Its head

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Which of these is a type of somersault in gymnastics?

  • Vinaigrette
  • Mustard drop
  • Salto
  • Pepperoni

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Chaim Weizmann was the first president of which country?

  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Zimbabwe
  • Israel
  • Bulgaria

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The Mazda Cosmo, which began to be marketed in 1990, was the first car to be equipped with what as an option?

  • GDI
  • DOHC
  • GPS
  • ABS

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What country was never defeated during its participation in the FIFA World Cup tournament in South Africa in 2010?

  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Germany
  • Spain

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Which of these gather in a Lodge?

  • Members of the UK Parliament
  • Bees
  • Rooks
  • Freemasons

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Which famous landmark in Los Angeles, California, was created as an advertisement in 1923?

  • The Hollywood Sign
  • Grauman's Chinese Theatre
  • Hollywood Bowl
  • The Cable Car

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What was the occupation of Otto Klemperer?

  • Rocket scientist
  • Conductor
  • Film director
  • Actor

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Which of these is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts?

  • FBI
  • Harvard University
  • The Pentagon
  • CIA

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"Joseph" had what garment that was worth putting in the title of a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice?

  • Coat
  • Hat
  • Trousers
  • Shirt

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What group of men was constituted to guard the Roman emperor?

  • Praetorian Guard
  • Swiss Guard
  • The Night Watch
  • Beefeaters

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Who became the youngest winner of the TV show "American Idol" when she won season 6?

  • Carrie Underwood
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Jordin Sparks
  • Fantasia Barrino

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Who created the comic strip "Garfield"?

  • Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
  • Jim Davis
  • Gary Larson
  • Garry Trudeau

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Which of these words is used to refer to a female swan?

  • Cow
  • Cob
  • Pen
  • Cygnet

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Which of these was the title of a 1966 play by Joe Orton?

  • Swag
  • Grass
  • Loot
  • Nicked

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In 2003, who did the American Film Institute vote the greatest movie villain of all time?

  • Hannibal Lecter
  • Norman Bates
  • Darth Vader
  • Michael Corleone

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The police force of which country is known locally as "The Gardaí"?

  • The Kingdom of Spain
  • The Republic of Ireland
  • The Principality of Monaco
  • The Principality of Wales

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What is an isthmus?

  • A cloud formation
  • Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
  • A species of tomato
  • A figure of speech

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Traditionally, what are the black keys of a piano made of?

  • Coal
  • Ivory
  • Jet
  • Ebony

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What is another name for the shoulderblade?

  • Scarface Claw
  • Scarpa
  • Scapula
  • Scrapi

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Donna Summer was popular in what genre of music?

  • Country and western
  • Disco
  • Hip hop
  • Jazz

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The CN Tower is in which Canadian city?

  • Quebec
  • Vancouver
  • Edmonton
  • Toronto

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Which of these empires consisted mostly of Germany and northern Italy?

  • British
  • Holy Roman
  • Byzantine
  • Ottoman

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Christian Bale was born in what country?

  • Canada
  • USA
  • Wales
  • England

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What is Whitcombe Judson credited with inventing in 1893?

  • Nylon
  • Linoleum
  • Zip fastener
  • Plastic

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By what name is the Australian Rugby Union team known?

  • The Wallabies
  • The Wombats
  • The Cockatoos
  • The Galahs

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What is a young alpaca called?

  • Gosling
  • Vicuna
  • Cygnet
  • Cria

 

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